Category: Off the Pitch

Real Report: Karim Benzema in car accident

Karim Benzema was involved in another car accident. He was holidaying in the Reunion Islands, just off the coast of madagascar. The accident took place while he was on his way back to his hotel, at around 6.30am after spending the night at a nightclub with a couple of friends in Saint Gilles. It’s not …

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Merry Christmas All!

Merry Christmas all! And as always, footballers do their bit by giving something back at this time of the year. Liverpool

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FIFA World Player 2009 Awards ceremony

Venue: Congress House in Zurich. Hosts: Charlotte Jackson & Pedro Pinto It was the 19TH INSTALLATION of the FIFA World Player of the Year. The hosts mentioned that only 4 countries have provided shortlist for 3 years running: Brazil, Argentina, Spain & Portugal, a fact that I found quite interesting. The awards ceremony unfolded as: …

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FIFA World Footballer of the Year Gala Pictures

The World’s 5 best footballers headed off to Zurich this morning for the World Footballer of the Year gala. Xavi Hernandez, Andrès Iniesta & Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Kaka & Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid are all shortlisted. It’s the same as last year, except that Iniesta has taken Torres’ place. Some comments from …

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Purchase “Barca: the best year of our life” online!

Regarding my post Barca: The Best Year of Our Life. The FC Barcelona book!, a couple of the readers (Birgit, this is for you) wanted to know where they can purchase the book. It doesn’t seem to be on sale at the official site online store, but when it does go on sale, I will …

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REAL-volution: Real Madrid lads fine tune their – er..singing skills

Real Madrid ballers + some basketball players + some other celebrities got together to sing “a tribute to all fans and supporters of Real Madrid, uniting through the songs created the hallmarks of the entire Real Madrid.” – Realvolution (Source: from the chicas over at ONTD ) The Making of…

We love Charity, We love Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique was recently involved in the traditional annual calender shoot for Solidarity Talita Foundation for children with Down Syndrome:

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Lionel Messi presented with Ballon d’Or: pictures & video

Messi was accompanied by his sister Marisol, brothers Rodrigo & Matias and Barca president Joan Laporta.

Great Ormond Street Hospital: Get Fit

Remember our friends over at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)? Well, they’re back and have launched a new campaign called “Get Fit.” It’s a campaign targeted at the youth, and aims to encourage teens to stay fit. Well, we all know how important exercise is, and from checking out the website, I could tell that …

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Lionel Messi Pictures: Ballon d’Or Press Conference

Lionel Messi arrives for a Press Conference after winning the Ballon d’Or. Pictures!

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